Media releases

Press release 26 July 2022: Towards a Just Transition: the role of Industrial policy

Press release: 21 June 2022: TIPS marks 25 years of supporting policy development through research and dialogue

Press release: 8 June 2022: Some tough conversations needed to address the transition in the liquid fuel value chain

Press release: 24 April 2022: Documentary Launch: Voices from under a dark cloud – towards a just transition in the coalfields of South Africa 

Press release: 7 April 2022: We need to throw our green hat in the ring - call to South African exporters

Press release 28 March 2020: Unpacking the Just Transition in practice

Press release 16 March 2022: Industrial policy in practice: Central to driving structural transformation in Africa 

Press release 11 March 2022: Trade and industrial policy experts give their voice to the launch of the APORDE Alumni Network

Press release 18 February 2022: Is South Africa on track in terms of its Green Economy Recovery objectives

Press release 1 December 2021: Effective structures required for engagement and public participation to achieve a Just Transition

Press release 27 November 2021: Financing the Just Transition puts a spotlight on financial institutions

Press release 11 November 2021: The European Union’s Green Deal (EGD): A call to action for South African exporters

Press release 4 August 2021: Dealing with the crisis before the crisis requires economic reconstruction

For more information on the TIPS Forum 2021 go to http://forum.tips.org.za/forum-2021

Press release 31 July 2021: Rethinking industrialisation in response to COVID-19

For more information on the TIPS Forum 2021 go to http://forum.tips.org.za/forum-2021

Press release 23 July 2021: The transition away from coal is inevitable – a delay could cause more damage

A copy of the research report The coal value chain in South Africa is available here

Press release 24 June 2021: Real SME support critical to an economic recovery plan

More about the TIPS webinar: Post DOVID-19 recovery and small business available here

Press reslease 13 June 2021: Freeing up electricity could boost economic growth

A copy of The Real Economy Bulletin Q1 2021 is available here

Press release 7 June 2021: Tangible plans for economic diversification critical to a just transition in Mpumalanga

More about the TIPS webinar: People's Voices: Key priorities and challenges for a Just Transition in Emalahleni and Steve Tshwete available here

Press release 24 May 2021: South Africa’s manufacturing sector gets a boost of foreign direct investment

A copy of the TIPS FDI Tracker Q3 and Q4 is available here

Press release 19 May 2021: COVID-19 leaves SADC poor worse off

More about the TIPS Webinar: The economic impact of COVID-10 on SADC available here

Press release 3 March 2021: Lithium-ion batteries offer an electrifying opportunity for South Africa

Copies of the research report and policy brief on Opportunities to develop the lithium-ion battery value chain in South Africa available here

Press release 24 February 2021: We need a different approach - TIPS response to the 2021 budget

Press release 23 February 2021: Green hydrogen - potential new export for South Africa

A copy of the research report Green hydrogen: A potential export commodity in a new global marketplace is available here

Press release 17 February 2021: Building blocks for a just transition in place

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking cross-cutting interventions is available here

Press release 15 February 2021: Promoting green entrepreneurship - what are the stumbling blocks?

For more information about the Green Entrepreneur Research Survey go to online survey

Press release 8 February 2021: SA exports on the up

A copy of the TIPS Export Tracker Q3 2020 is available here

Press release 10 December 2020: Second wave and cuts to COVID-19 relief are main threats to economic recovery

A copy of The Real Economy Bulletin Q3 2020 is available here

Press release 3 December: Financing a just transition requires a rethink of financing mechanisms

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking financial options is available here

Press release 17 November 2020: A long road to transition to a green economy

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking the energy-level impacts is available here 

Press release 3 November 2020:  Exploring measures to reduce the impact of climate change on the SA economy

More about the TIPS Webinar: Unravelling South Africa's Just Transition: Unpacking the ground-level impacts in the coal value chain is available here

Press release 27 October 2020: Government moves to strengthen its industrial capacity by boosting the ferrochrome industry 

A copy of the policy brief A chrome export tax: An important intervention to support industrial development in South Africa is available here.

Press release 6 October 2020: Growth in SA exports to China

A copy of the TIPS Export Tracker Q2 2020 is available here.

Press release 10 September 2020: Data shows significant recovery from April downturn in GDP

A copy of The Real Economy Bulletin Q2 2020 is available here.